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Public Comment Period: October 9-November 23, 2015
  • Notice of 45-Day Public Comment Period, October 9-November 23, 2015 (PDF) (DOC)

The following state agencies have submitted proposed actions (code changes), which are intended for inclusion in the 2016 California Building Standards Code, Title 24, which is scheduled for publication in July 2016 with an effective date of January 1, 2017. All proposed actions are subject to a 45-day public comment period. 

All comments for the state agency proposals below must be submitted to the commission no later than 5:00 p.m., November 23, 2015: 

Please Note: Due to the volume of comments received during a triennial code adoption cycle 45-day public comment period (and 15-day comment period when required), CBSC cannot guarantee that all comments are posted on this website. While every attempt is made to include all of the submissions online for the convenience of interested parties and the public it is not required by statute or regulation. 

(click on the appropriate state agency below to review proposed actions)

California Building Standards Commission (BSC)

BSC 01/14: California Electrical Code, Part 3, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)

 


BSC 02/15: California Mechanical Code, Part 4, Title 24

 

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)
  • Public Comment:
    • J. Stein, Taylor Engineering (PDF)
    • L. Brown, Taylor Engineering (PDF)
    • H. Cheng, Taylor Engineering (PDF)
    • C. Ristow, ACCO (PDF)
    • J. Agaram (PDF)
    • S. Poe (PDF)
    • B. Eubanks (PDF)
    • B. Edman (PDF)
    • S. Humason (PDF)
    • C. Barker (PDF)
    • J. Harris (PDF)
    • A. Daly (PDF)
    • I. Millich (PDF)
    • B. Rifenburg (PDF)
    • D. Heinzerling (PDF)
    • C. Cady (PDF)
    • K. Peterson (PDF)
    • S. Taylor (PDF)
    • T. Gottshall (PDF)
    • R. Bryan (PDF)
    • S. Taylor (PDF)
    • C. Shinneman (PDF)
    • S. Ishaya (PDF)
    • S. Myers (PDF)
    • G. Creighton (PDF)

 


BSC 03/15: California Plumbing Code, Part 5, Title 24

 

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)
  • Public Comment:
    • J. Dillard (PDF)

 


BSC 04/15: California Green Building Standards Code, Part 11, Title 24

 

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)
  • Supporting Documents:
    • Exhibit-A CALRecycle Cost Analysis (PDF)
    • Exhibit-B CARB Cost Analysis and Technical Report (PDF)
    • Exhibit-C CA Utilities Statewide Codes and Standards Team Cost Analysis and Technical Report (PDF)

  • Public Comment:
    • California Statewide Utility Codes and Standards Team - Letter (PDF)
    • California Statewide Utility Codes and Standards Team (PDF)

 

Division of the State Architect - Access Compliance (DSA-AC)

DSA-AC 03/15: California Plumbing Code, Part 5, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC) (SRV-DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)

Division of the State Architect - Structural Safety (DSA-SS)

DSA-SS 01/14: California Electrical Code, Part 3, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)


DSA-SS 05/15: California Plumbing Code, Part 5, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)


DSA-SS 06/15: California Mechanical Code, Part 4, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)


DSA-SS 07/15: California Green Building Standards Code, Part 11, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)

 

Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)

HCD 01/14:  California Electrical Code, Part 3, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC) (SRV-DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)

 


HCD 05/15: California Mechanical Code, Part 4, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC) (SRV-DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)

 


HCD 06/15: California Plumbing Code, Part 5, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC) (SRV-DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)

 


HCD 07/15: California Green Building Standards Code, Part 11, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC) (SRV-DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)
  • Public Comment:
    • California Statewide Utility Codes and Standards Team - Letter (PDF)
    • California Statewide Utility Codes and Standards Team (PDF)

Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development (OSHPD)

OSHPD 01/14: California Electrical Code, Part 3, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)


Public Comment:

  • C. Hummel, California Hospital Association (PDF)


OSHPD 05/15: California Plumbing Code, Part 5, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)
  • OSHPD's California Environmental Quality Act Documents (Link)

 

Public Comment:


OSHPD 06/15: California Mechanical Code, Part 4, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)
  • OSHPD's California Environmental Quality Act Documents (Link)


Public Comment:

  • S. Rosenfeld, 325.1.2-320.1(PDF)
  • S. Rosenfeld, 325.1.3-320.1 (PDF)
  • S. Rosenfeld, 325.1.1-320.1.1 (PDF)
  • S. Rosenfeld, 407.4.1.4 (PDF)
  • T. English - Kaiser Permanente, Semi-Restricted Corridors (PDF)
  • T. English - Kaiser Permanente, Intensive Care Spaces (PDF)
  • T. English - Kaiser Permanente, Trauma Rooms (PDF)
  • T. English - Kaiser Permanente, Patient Rooms (PDF)
  • T. English - Kaiser Permanente, Patient Area Corridors (PDF)
  • T. English - Kaiser Permanente, Administrative Areas (PDF)
  • T. English - Kaiser Permanente, Primary Clinic Waiting Areas (PDF)
  • T. English - Kaiser Permanente, Variable Air Volume Systems (PDF)
  • T. English - Kaiser Permanente, Orthopedic/Cast Rooms (PDF)
  • D. Bernett, National Energy Management Institute Committee (PDF)
  • C. Hummel, California Hospital Association (PDF)
  • D. Abril, Western States Council of Sheet Metal Workers (PDF)
  • R. Young, Sheet Metal Worker's Local 104 (PDF)
  • Adams Broadwell Joseph and Cardozo (ABJC):

    • Attachment 1 (PDF); Attachment 2 (PDF); Attachment 3 (PDF); Attachment 4 (PDF); Attachment 5 (PDF)

Office of the State Fire Marshal (SFM)

SFM 01/14: California Electrical Code, Part 3, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)


SFM 03/15: California Mechanical Code, Part 4, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)


SFM 04/15: California Plumbing Code, Part 5, Title 24

  • Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms (ET): (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Table, CAC recommendations: (PDF)